The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


Juniors Olivia Roberds, Mason Bader, Dima Majood and Travis Norris pose for a picture before addressing the junior class with their campaign speeches.
“I’ve worked so hard for the past two years, and I feel so genuinely happy that my peers in my grade level trusted me so much to be able to get their voices and opinions out there,” Majood said. She has served as her class president since her sophomore year.

Two candidates campaign for Student Body President

Grace Foley, Reporter May 4, 2023

STUCO recently held their Student Body President elections. Two candidates stepped up to the challenge this year, both putting up great efforts to garner support and votes from their classmates. In the...

The current teacher workroom in Room 118. Over the summer, this room will become a Spanish class, and the teacher workroom will be moved to Room 117.

Teacher workroom undergoes upgrades

Grace Foley, Reporter April 14, 2023

The teacher workroom will be undergoing changes over the summer, beginning with the room itself. The current location is in Room 118, but due to a lack of water access, the workroom will be switched to...

Brooke and Taylor Rahdens traveled to St. Kitts Island during their spring break cruise.

Spring Break Around the World

Grace Foley, Reporter March 31, 2023

Spring break 2023 has brought a lot of anticipation and excitement to students. Spanning from March 20-24, the week included friends, family and travel for many of Oakville’s students. Many students...

My mom and I on my first day of 8th grade.

Grieving and Growing up

Grace Foley, Reporter March 6, 2023

According to Judishouse, 1 in 11 children will experience the loss of a parent or sibling by the time they are 18. Grief will eventually ripple its way through all of our lives, but it is especially hard...

New Netflix show does The Addams Family justice

New Netflix show does The Addams Family justice

Grace Foley, Reporter December 14, 2022

Netflix’s new Addams family spin off, “Wednesday,” is making waves among the binge-watching community. Directed by Tim Burton and starring Jenna Ortega, the series comprises eight episodes and follows...

Massasoit was the great Indian chief who interacted with the pilgrims from the first original colony. He lived from 1581 to 1661.

The Darker Side of Thanksgiving

Grace Foley, Reporter December 9, 2022

Thanksgiving is a beloved American holiday that has brought people together for decades. However, the family, food and football oriented holiday has darker origins than we were ever taught in school. Discussions...

Varsity football players run a play Sept. 9 against Mehlville High School. “It felt great finally winning against Mehlville after years of losing,” Nadeem Jalali (12) said. Everyone has been looking forward to it for a year. The Tigers won 42-0.

2-0 Tigers

Grace Foley, Reporter September 9, 2022

For the first time in six seasons, the Oakville Tigers pulled out a win against the Mehlville Panthers on Sept. 2 at Mehlville High School. “It felt great finally winning against Mehlville after years...

Noah Michel (9) and Emma Cutler (9) perform during the dress rehearsal of Journey To The Center Of The Universe.

A journey to the center of the drama center

Gray Foley, Reporter April 1, 2022

The OHS theater program has wrapped their spring show, “Journey to the Center of the Earth.”  Performed as a radio play, the show follows Axel and his uncle, the professor, as they embark on a...

The Missouri Baptist University website explains the Achieve program.

AP Psychology goes dual credit

Gray Foley, Reporter March 7, 2022

AP Psychology is one of the most popular classes Oakville has to offer. Taught by Nicholas Aboussie, students have been finding an interest in the inner workings of their minds and are intrigued by the...

An email from OHS principal Brian Brennan sent to Oakville students states that the mask mandate has been lifted until cases rise above 1 percent.

To mask or not to mask

Gray Foley, Reporter February 7, 2022

COVID-19 and the surrounding topics have become a major point of contention in political discussions over the past two years, furthering the divide between political parties and becoming a heated debate...

Annalise Brown (10) wrestles at her first home wrestling match against Rockwood Summit.

Eight girls make OHS history with first all girls wrestling team

Gray Foley, Reporter January 12, 2022

OHS has officially begun a girls wrestling team, and the season is well underway. Eight girls are a part of the team, including Zariah Woods-Johnson (12), Deja Robinson (11), Aydan Squires (10), Annalise...

Smiths novel Field Notes on Love will entertain some, leave others disappointed

Smith’s novel ‘Field Notes on Love’ will entertain some, leave others disappointed

Gray Foley, Reporter December 1, 2021

“Field Notes on Love” written by Jennifer E. Smith is a quick paced and heartwarming story of self-discovery, personal growth and new beginnings. Full of humor, romance and raw emotion, Smith crafts...

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